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Lung is a journal dedicated to all aspects of pulmonary medicine, including the study of healthy and diseased lungs, airways, and breathing.

  • Offers an interdisciplinary forum for new ideas and current research in pulmonary and critical care medicine.
  • Welcomes clinical, preclinical, epidemiologic, pathophysiological, biochemical, and pharmacological studies.
  • Supported by a prestigious international Editorial Board including some of the world's leading voices in the field.
  • A prompt and rigorous peer review ensures content quality and provides expert guidance for researchers, helping transform ideas into discoveries.

  • Peter V. Dicpinigaitis
Impact factor
5.0 (2022)
5 year impact factor
3.3 (2022)
Submission to first decision (median)
1 days
361,010 (2023)

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